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Katie Rainwater

Katie Rainwater

Graduate Student

Katie Rainwater is a PhD candidate in the Department of Development Sociology. Her dissertation research explores labor relations in the shrimp industries of Bangladesh and Thailand.

Committee chair/advisor: Eli Friedman

Discipline: Development sociology

Primary Language: Thai, Bengali, Burmese

Research Countries: Thailand, Myanmar (Burma)

Research Interests: Labor, migration, food and agriculture, global commodity chains, economic precarity

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